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Around the Village Green by Dot May Dunn
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Around the Village Green: The Heart-Warming Memoir of a World War II Childhood by Dot May Dunn is a delightful, touching and heartwarming recollection of her childhood memories of World War II. Dot May Dunn who was born in Derbyshire, the daughter of a miner, is also the Sunday Times bestselling author of Twelve Babies on a Bike and Bread, Jam and a Borrowed Pram.

This fascinating, moving and uplifting recollection of the war contains fourteen insightful chapters:
-Time Begins
-The enemy is here October– December 1939
-Who lives, who dies April– August 1940
-The Military Camp September– December 1940
-Changing times April– October 1941
-They pass, they don’t stay with us May 1942
-The silent war of waiting, waiting in hunger October 1942– January 1943
-The Yanks are coming March– July 1943
-They came and they were like us, but they went, to where we knew not September 1943– March 1944
-We knew the face of one who died June 1944
-A thousand rats to die September 1944
-The enemy, my friend October– December 1944
-The Last of the Enemy January– February 1945
-A few return, too few March– May 1945

If you are fascinated about World War II or if you are keen to know more about it from the perspective of a woman who had seen it as a child, this book is a must-read.

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